The University of Maryland, based in College Park, MD offers a fully funded master’s in French. The M.A. in French language and literature (FRIT) provides students with a solid foundation in French and francophone literature, culture, and film, in addition to French language and linguistics, introducing them to current research issues while providing training in higher education pedagogy. All admitted M.A. students are supported for the entirety of their two-year program. In each case, the annual renewal of financial support is based on satisfactory performance and progress in the program. Stipends include tuition remission and health benefits available as part of the funding packages.